The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.